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Dyophysite

[ dahy-of-uh-sahyt ]
/ daɪˈɒf əˌsaɪt /
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noun Theology.

a person who maintains that Christ has two natures, one divine and the other human.

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Origin of Dyophysite

1855–60; <Late Greek dyophysī́tēs, equivalent to dýotwo + phýs(is) nature + -ītēs-ite1
Dy·oph·y·sit·ic [dahy-of-uh-sit-ik], /daɪˌɒf əˈsɪt ɪk/, Dy·oph·y·sit·i·cal, adjective
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